Culture and Customs of Mali

Culture and Customs of Mali

by Dorothea E. Schulz Ph.D.

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Overview

Culture and Customs of Mali by Dorothea E. Schulz Ph.D.

Touching on everything from its rich musical heritage to its varied cultural traditions, this is a thorough and accessible introduction to the contemporary lives of the different peoples who call Mali their home.

• A chronology of important political events and developments from the medieval empires of Mali until the contemporary period

• Photographs of Malian life

• A glossary of key terms, such as polygyny, marriage payments, and oral tradition

• A bibliography of important work written in English on Mali, its history, peoples, culture, religion, and social customs

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313359132
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/06/2012
Series: Cultures and Customs of the World
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 201
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Dorothea E. Schulz is professor of anthropology at the University of Cologne, Germany. She has worked for more than 20 years in Mali. Her published works include Perpetuating the Politics of Praise: Jeli Singers, Radios, and Political Mediation in Mali and Muslims and New Media in West Africa: Pathways to God.

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